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the bedrock for the modern civil rights movement. >> the civil rights lawyer who argued the brown versus brown of education came would eventually become part of the warren courtment thurgood marshall would serve as a supreme court justice for 31 years. in 1992 a year after he was retired marshall was honored by the nation's lawyers at an event here in the bay area. george watson reported. >> reporter: the american bar association honored retired supreme court justice thurgood marshall with its highest award. marshall will receive the award tomorrow. where did it all begin? in 1933, marshall received his law degree. his naacp, he fought for the civil rights of black americans. but what marked his time in history was the 1954 landmark case brown versus board of education. the supreme court struck down the separate but equal doctrine opening the way for integration of schools. but president eisenhower still called for patient on the issue of integration. >> i personally believe if you try to go too far too fast in laws in this delegate field, that has involved the emotions of so many millions of
] answer truthfully and we will take it if there. >> civil rights attorneys say oakland has failed to carry out court ordered reforms, following the corruption. >> today the nfl held up a controversial end to monday night football. it's fueling a larger call for the league to end its labor dispute. we have the latest controversy. >> reporter: many fans and experts seem to think the officials missed two things on this final play of monday night football. first we will try to show you a push in the back on this packers defender and then of course many think the seattle receiver never came down with the ball and fans here said they hope it mean its the in, fl will finally find a way to get the real referees back on the field. >> it's -- >> reporter: when two replacement referees made different calls on this play it may have been the turning point in a long battle between the nfl and it's referees. >> you aren't putting the same product on the field there and i think that we may well see the event which can bring the parties to terms with one another. >> reporter: the law professor
about the state of the oakland police department as civil rights opponents attempt to put the police department under state police. the judge overseeing today's hearing had said quan could face punitive action if she did not testify today as she had missed her last court date siting city business. city rights opponents say oakland have failed to follow reform. a federal judge is scheduled to consider the issue in december. >>> all you need is a smart phone to ride munni for free. that's according to a firm that specializes in mobile security. it says it's discovered a flaw in the system. the glitch allows those who are computer savvy to reset the value on muni's system to not pay. >>> the purple onion shut down last night and today remnants of the comedy club went up for sale. items included musical instruments and pictures of the club's old headliners. the purple onion lost its lease after the building was sold. but last night the owner told us he plans to carry out the tradition at other venues around town. >>> that fog is pushing inland right now it's over in berkeley. it's trying
to me from his cowriting the motion. shannon has legal standing because of a civil rights lawsuit he won a decade ago in the so-called riders case. that led to federal monitoring of the department and court- ordered changes he says never came. >> we simply can't wait any longer. that's why we're acting now. >> reporter: he'll file the 50- page brief plus exhibits tomorrow. the motion is scheduled for a hearing in mid december where the city of oakland is expected to fight the request. the latest in the long battle getting to this point is the monitor's just released report, criticizing the department's handling in nine police officer shootings. three of them were fatal. and it warned that some officers might face sanctions. >> i've done police shootings in many cities. but the problems with oakland are systemic and unique. >> reporter: no one from the police department responded to my request for comment today. but chief howard jordan posted this letter to the community. it says when officers fire a weapon, jordan trusts they will act professionally, ethically and with knowledge of the a
that kennedy introduced, that was stalled, it really wasn't going to pass, the tax cut bill, civil rights and in an instants, johnson gets it moving towards passage. >> thank you very, very, very much... >> chris: last week, carroll took part in the library of congress book festival on the national mall. and it was clear, he's made johnson come alive for many readers. >> do you like him? >> i don't like him or dislike him, you are in awe of him because you are constantly saying, look what he's doing now! >> chris: he got excited talking about johnson's rise to power. but, as we turn to the final book, he's writing now, about johnson's presidency, in vietnam, his demeanor suddenly changed. >> the story is going to turn very dark. as soon as vietnam enters the picture. it is sort of a tragic story. a story of his great dreams, that are destroyed by a war. >> chris: you are 76 now. do you ever worry that you are not going to have time to finish this last book? >> well, sure. but, you know, it is not productive to think like that. >> chris: how long do you think it will take you to finish? >>
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